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The spellbinding world of Middle-earth is full of beasts and battles, heroes and heroines, and the struggle between good and evil.

In this dictionary of sources, Tolkien scholar and best-selling author David Day’s four decades of research inform us about the lands, inhabitants, languages, geography and history of Middle-earth.

This compelling encyclopedia on Tolkien’s world also includes over 200 illustrations and an appendix.


This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.